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Regulation

Hotel leisure hotels

SWIB gives Heitman $165m to invest in luxury hotel debt

Thu, 30 Mar 2017By Jon Peterson

New separate account marks shift in focus for pension fund’s debt strategy

EIOPA flag tower (crop)

MSCI, INREV renew calls to revise down Solvency II charges

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By

Update to 2011 study provides more evidence that regulators are overstating risk

China

New rules could affect outbound Chinese property investment

Wed, 30 Nov 2016By

New restrictions if put into effect might lengthen due diligence by large investors

The Houses of Parliament, London

AREF to investigate Brexit implications for property funds

Thu, 13 Oct 2016By

John Forbes commissioned to reassess best practice post-referendum

AIFMD: The passport queue lengthens

September/October 2016 (Magazine)

Regulators are getting closer to extending passporting rights to non-EU countries. But a number of issues could slow the process, writes Glynn Barwick

ESMA Paris building

ESMA raises concerns over extending AIFMD passport to US

Tue, 19 Jul 2016By

InvestEurope says Brexit makes easing of cross-border capital flows even more important

More power to limited partnerships

Regulation: More power to limited partnerships

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By

 Investors should be aware of planned reforms to UK limited partnerships, which could be to their advantage. Melville Rodrigues explains

The Houses of Parliament, London

UK government fires 'starting gun' for PAIF conversions – AREF

Wed, 30 Mar 2016By IPE staff

Seeding relief to stimulate investment in vehicles, association says

The Houses of Parliament, London

Tax change puts emerging UK rented residential sector on backfoot

Thu, 17 Mar 2016By

Commercial real estate also set for change following UK Budget

Taiwan

Taiwan’s relaxes overseas investment restrictions for insurers

Wed, 16 Mar 2016By Tsering Namgyal

New risk-based limits should enable Fubon to buy Cannon Place in London

Regulation: Removing the American hurdle

March/April 2016 (Magazine)By

Reform of a decades-long tax rules for foreign investors has been welcomed by some of Europe’s biggest pension fund investors. Rachel Fixsen reports

Taiwan

Taiwan insurers push for relaxation of real estate limits

Mon, 8 Feb 2016By Tsering Namgyal

Regulators propose limiting investments to 30% of net worth

Regulation: Have passport, will travel

January/February 2016 (Magazine)By

Non-EU managers have a wait before AIFMD passporting is extended to their jurisdictions. Rachel Fixsen reports on what this means for managers and investors

Tokyo at night

Asian schemes to benefit from tax-free route to US property – CBRE

Fri, 8 Jan 2016By IPE staff

Japanese, Australian and South Korean pension funds most likely to take advantage of FIRPTA change

Manhattan, New York

Foreign pension funds' tax-free route to US real estate cleared

Mon, 21 Dec 2015By Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

Reforms to FIRPTA passed by US Congress

Euros

European insurers look to real assets as they face return shortfall

Mon, 14 Dec 2015By

Survey shows companies are unlikely to be able to meet targets

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Business people walking

People moves: MetLife's Reagen to run Americas research at TH Real Estate

Tue, 18 Jul 2017By IPE staff

QIC, Corpus Sireo, Swiss Life KVG, Hamilton Lane, Tunstall, CBRE

Graeme Eadie

Eadie to step down from global real assets role at Canada Pension Plan

Thu, 6 Jul 2017By

Graeme Eadie to step back later this month after 12 years with the pension fund

Business people walking

People moves: Damian Hill to leave REST Industry Super

Mon, 26 Jun 2017By IPE staff

REST, NW1 Partners, Delancey, AXA Investment Managers–Real Assets, TH Real Estate

Business people walking

People moves: Paine, Vanhanan to co-head RE at Aberdeen/Standard Life

Wed, 21 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Barwood Capital, StepStone Real Estate, TH Real Estate, Goodwin, Capview Partners

Business people walking

People moves: Findlay-Shirras takes fundraising role at First Property

Mon, 19 Jun 2017

First Property Group, Redevco, AXA Investment Managers–Real Assets, Niam

Olly Olsen (left to right), Lloyd Dorfman, Charlie Green, The Office Group

Blackstone buys flexible workspace specialist The Office Group

Mon, 19 Jun 2017By

Acquisition of majority interest values London-based company at £500m

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Stocks

Texas County & District makes changes to REIT manager line-up

Wed, 19 Jul 2017By Jon Peterson

Morgan Stanley and Invesco dropped in favour Dimensional Fund Advisors

Paris sunset

Paris acquisition takes BVK's pan-European retail portfolio to €900m

Thu, 13 Jul 2017By

Mandate run by Hines and Universal-Investment more than two-thirds invested 

Supermarket

Sunsuper pays AUD163m for first direct investment in retail property

Mon, 10 Jul 2017By Florence Chong

Australian superannuation fund buys regional shopping centre in Newcastle

5 g infrastructure investment

M&G and Amber to manage UK government's digital infrastructure fund

Mon, 3 Jul 2017By

M&G, Infracapital and Amber Infrastructure appointed to invest £400m in broadband

Tokyo

Germany's BVK targets Japanese housing and Brisbane office tower

Thu, 22 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Pension fund increases Asia-Pacific exposure through two separate accounts

Amundi teams up with French energy agency

CalSTRS pays $163m for office building in Silicon Valley

Thu, 15 Jun 2017By Jon Peterson

CBRE Global Investors understood to have acquired asset for pension fund

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